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Limekiln in Disused Quarry, 170 Metres South of Keenley Thorn Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in West Allen, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9009 / 54°54'3"N

Longitude: -2.3238 / 2°19'25"W

OS Eastings: 379335

OS Northings: 556286

OS Grid: NY793562

Mapcode National: GBR DC6R.QZ

Mapcode Global: WH91J.82PR

Plus Code: 9C6VWM2G+8F

Entry Name: Limekiln in Disused Quarry, 170 Metres South of Keenley Thorn Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240365

Location: West Allen, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: West Allen

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Whitfield and Ninebanks

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Description

NY 75 NE WEST ALLEN (detached no. 1) KEENLEY FELL

8/248 Limekiln in disused
quarry, 170 metres south
of Keenley Thorn Farmhouse
II


Limekiln, probably mid C19. Squared rubble with brick. Twin segmental-headed
drawing arches, each corbelled down to a pair of eyes divided by a brick pilaster,
one- of each pair having a segmental brick arch, the other a lintel. Coped front
wall, ramped down where the returns splay out before turning in again to flank
a charging ramp. Oval pot.
A well-preserved example of a double kiln with charging ramp in a limestone
quarry.


Listing NGR: NY7933556286

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